Stop by any flower shop and take a deep breath. Do you smell the roses? The scent of roses is almost synonymous with romance and affection. Bright red roses are common gifts for anniversaries and birthdays or most famously, as apologies to your significant others even if you may not be sure what you did wrong. Roses are not only fragrant beauties prominent in the palette of flowers. They are the source for rose oil. The magic substance that does miracles for the quality of the skin as a whole. The major component used in cosmetics. It is packed with an array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids.
The process of extracting the oil from the petals of the Bulgarian Rose Damascena (one of the rarest flowers in the world) is the most labor intensive process in the entire rose industry, thus influencing the overall production as well as the resulting price. In fact, it takes 4 tons of roses to make just 1 kg of Rose Oil.
Below, we explore the benefits of Rose Oil in skin care and beyond.
Today’s busy lives can lead to all manner of stress and tension. We often find ourselves short on time to get the necessary things done. This can lead to a down mood and if it occurs for a long enough period of time, depression. Rose oil has been proven to help bring up your mood or even improve symptoms of depression when used in stressful environments. This may be due to its ability to help regulate how the body produces and uses certain hormones.
Widely used for its aromatherapeutic benefits, Rose Oil has been shown to reduce stress when applied on the skin. Feeling stressed or need a little brain boost? Try applying a drop or two of diluted Rose Oil to your wrist and inhale the scent as needed.
Often referred to as “liquid gold” or the “queen of all oils,” this oil is great for use on all skin types, including sensitive skin. Rich in gifts from mother nature, Rose Oil helps promote beautiful, radiant skin.
A skin ages, it can become more sensitive, especially to the outer environment, which is full of chemicals that can wreak havoc on your skin. These effects include overly dry skin, infections like acne vulgaris, and even premature aging. The skin may lose moisture and elasticity, showing fine lines or brown spots. Rose oil’s anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties can help soothe skin and kill the bacteria that become trapped in pores. It will also not over dry the skin, allowing for natural oil production.
People using the oil to treat their skin will notice that gradually it will become smoother and more glowing, which is a must, especially for ladies. The reason is that this oil enhances blood circulation. Rose oil is a natural moisturizer. That is a quality essential for achieving perfect, radiant facial skin.
With rose oil, people can have a facial steam bath. The steam bath benefits are enhanced by adding beauty products with pure rose oil.
Find the perfect rose-based beauty products for your skin from our selection.